Vinesh Phogat

Indian freestyle wrestler

Vinesh Phogat    ▸ Facts   ▸ Comments   ▸ News   ▸ Videos   

Vinesh Phogat: Indian freestyle wrestler
Vinesh Phogat is an Indian wrestler. She became the first Indian woman wrestler to win a gold at both the Commonwealth and Asian Games. She is the only Indian woman wrestler to win multiple medals at the World Wrestling Championships. Phogat became the first Indian athlete to be nominated for the Laureus World Sports Awards in 2019.


You Might Like

Rahul Gandhi reacts on Vinesh Phogat returning awards, accuses PM Modi of 'cruelty'

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday hit out at PM Modi after wrestler Vinesh Phogat returned her Khel Ratna and Arjuna Award at Delhi's Kartavya Path. Rahul accused the PM of 'cruelty'. World..
IndiaTimes - Published

Top Indian wrestler returns medals over alleged abuse

Vinesh Phogat and other wrestlers have accused a powerful politician of sexual exploitation.
BBC Sport - Published

Brij Bhushan, protesting wrestler Vinesh Phogat blame each other for WFI suspension

The WFI elections were supposed to be held on August 12 but the Punjab and Haryana High Court stayed the polls, acting on a petition filed by HWA.
DNA - Published

Delhi high court backs exemption from Asiad trials for Vinesh Phogat, Bajrang Punia

Courts can’t sit in appeal over decision taken by wrestling experts to give direct entry to top wrestlers Bajrang Punia and Vinesh Phogat for Asian Games, more so when there is a greater risk of..
IndiaTimes - Published

Asian Games: Delhi HC refuses to interfere with trials exemption to Vinesh Phogat, Bajrang Punia

Justice Subramonium Prasad dismissed the petition by Under-20 World Champion Antim Panghal and Under-23 Asian Champion Sujeet Kalkal against the direct entry allowed to Phogat and Punia to participate..
DNA - Published

'Will be in court and not on road': Protesting wrestlers say fight against WFI chief a legal battle now

Vinesh Phogat, Sakshi Malik and Bajrang Punia posted identical tweet where they said the government has fulfilled its promise of filing a chargesheet against Singh.
DNA - Published

'We did not ask for...': Protesting wrestlers break silence on exemption from Asian Games trials

Sakshi, Bajrang and Vinesh Phogat have been demanding arrest of former WFI chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh for allegedly sexually harassing women wrestlers.
DNA - Published

'Govt is trying to...': Vinesh Phogat makes big statement amid sexual harassment allegations against Brij Bhushan

The wrestlers have been demanding Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh's arrest since they resumed their agitation against him on April 23 at Delhi's Jantar Mantar.
DNA - Published

Wrestlers' protest: Olympic Committee breaks silence on 'disturbing' treatment of Sakshi Malik, Vinesh Phogat

"The treatment of the Indian wrestling athletes over the weekend was very disturbing. The IOC insists that the allegations by the wrestlers are followed up on by an unbiased, criminal investigation in..
DNA - Published

Wrestlers' protest: Vinesh Phogat, Sakshi Malik, Bajrang Punia and others call off medal immersion, know why

The wrestlers have been protesting for over a month now against WFI chief and BJP MP Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh over sexual harassment allegations.
DNA - Published

Sakshi Malik, Vinesh Phogat, Bajrang Punia to throw medals in Ganga at 6 pm, sit on hunger strike at India Gate

At 6 o'clock, wrestlers protesting Brij Bhushan Singh over charges of sexual harassment plan to throw their medals into the Ganga in Haridwar.
DNA - Published

Wrestlers' protest: Farmers make way to Delhi borders; Bajrang Punia, Vinesh Phogat confident in khap panchayat

The Delhi police has tightened security across Delhi borders as farmers attempt to enter to city to express solidarity with protesting wrestlers against WFI chief Brij Bhushan.
DNA - Published

Wrestlers Protest: Vinesh Phogat, Bajrang Punia ready to return medals, awards

Wrestlers Bajrang Punia and Vinesh Phogat are ready to return their awards, medals.
DNA - Published

Wrestlers say won't leave protest site till Singh is arrested; unfair to cast aspersions on integrity of oversight committee: Ministry

Welcoming the filing of an FIR against Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh, the group of protesting wrestlers led by Bajrang Punia, Vinesh Phogat and Sakshi Malik, on Friday, said that they will continue with..
IndiaTimes - Published

Protest not good for India’s image, says P T Usha; wrestlers ‘dismayed’

IOA president P T Usha on Thursday criticised the wrestlers for going public with their protest demanding filing of an FIR and arrest of sidelined Wrestling Federation of India’s (WFI) president,..
IndiaTimes - Published

'7 wrestlers, 1 minor sexually harassed by WFI Chief Brij Bhushan, no action yet': Wrestlers protesting at Jantar Mantar

Sakshi Malik, Vinesh Phogat, and Bajrang Punia have resumed protest against WFI Chief Brij Bhushan at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi.
DNA - Published

Indian Sportswoman of the Year nominees revealed

indian sportswoman of the year nominees revealed
Mirabai Chanu, Sakshee Malikkh, Vinesh Phogat, PV Sindhu and Nikhat Zareen are nominated for BBC Indian Sportswoman of the Year.
BBC Sport - Published

Who is WFI chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh? Know his response to Vinesh Phogat's sexual harassment claim

BJP MP and WFI president Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh has broken his silence on the sexual harassment claims made by wrestler Vinesh Phogat.
DNA - Published